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Population in 2012: 3,811 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.9%
 

Males: 2,049  (53.8%)
Females: 1,762  (46.2%)

Median resident age:  32.5 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 76009.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,345 (it was $31,166 in 2000)
Alvarado:

$43,345
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,829

Alvarado city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $79,087 (it was $45,900 in 2000)
Alvarado:

$79,087
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $85,095; Detached houses: $82,253; Townhouses or other attached units: $1,939,705; Mobile homes: $44,516; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $7,759

Median gross rent in 2012: $711.

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  • White alone - 2,707 (71.5%)
  • Hispanic - 761 (20.1%)
  • Black alone - 207 (5.5%)
  • Two or more races - 78 (2.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 13 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 8 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Alvarado: 92.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (9.3%), English (7.3%), Irish (7.1%), Dutch (6.6%), United States (5.9%), Scottish (5.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 765 feet

Land area: 3.90 square miles.

Population density: 977 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Alvarado:

  • High school or higher: 70.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 15.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alvarado city:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

353 residents are foreign born

This city:  9.3%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 101 registered sex offenders living in Alvarado, Texas as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Alvarado to the number of sex offenders is 38 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,632 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $675 (1.1%)

Alvarado satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Arlington, TX (21.3 miles , pop. 332,969).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (36.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Coyote Flats, TX (2.4 miles ), Venus, TX (2.5 miles ), Keene, TX (2.6 miles ), Briaroaks, TX (2.8 miles ), Cross Timber, TX (2.9 miles ), Grandview, TX (3.2 miles ), Joshua, TX (3.3 miles ), Cleburne, TX (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $68,100
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $67,600
  • 1999: 21 buildings, average cost: $73,400
  • 2000: 42 buildings, average cost: $71,100
  • 2001: 42 buildings, average cost: $77,400
  • 2002: 30 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $87,800
  • 2004: 28 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2005: 34 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 2007: 23 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 2008: 24 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $144,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 32.41 N, Longitude: 97.21 W

Area codes: 817, 682

Alvarado household income distribution Alvarado home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Alvarado by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000020200
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.047.60.045.70.00.0
Rapes 334525311121
per 100,000 89.287.4107.3130.450.4122.271.423.823.322.851.725.7
Robberies 115330033217
per 100,000 29.729.1134.178.375.60.00.071.569.945.725.9180.0
Assaults 2018182515714928616
per 100,000 594.7524.2482.8652.2378.1171.1333.3214.446.6182.7155.2411.5
Burglaries 396841504420343738252339
per 100,000 1159.71980.21099.81304.51109.2489.0809.5881.4885.8570.9595.11003.1
Thefts 117104109113102887983104818889
per 100,000 3479.03028.52923.82948.12571.22151.61881.01977.12424.21849.72276.82289.1
Auto thefts 7171775611812628
per 100,000 208.1495.0456.0182.6126.0146.7261.9190.6279.7137.051.7205.8
Arson 100011110010
per 100,000 29.70.00.00.025.224.423.823.80.00.025.90.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 454.1502.6471.6501.8342.7274.9288.0348.4239.7296.4226.0348.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Alvarado detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.12
Texas average:

1.95

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Alvarado, Texas accommodation, waste management - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +387 (+13.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Alvarado-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 262% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/26/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.2 miles away from the Alvarado city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/31/1959, a category F4 tornado 29.9 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 31 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alvarado-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/31/2008 at 05:01:54, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 31.6 miles away from Alvarado center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Johnson County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 6, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alvarado topographic map

Birthplace of: Terry Southern - author of The Magic Christian.


Hospitals/medical centers in Alvarado:

  • OAK HOUSE (Hospital, 208 ALVARADO OAKS DR)
  • ALVARADO LTC PARTNERS INC (Nursing Home, 101 N PARKWAY)
  • ALVARADO NURS HME (Nursing Home, 500 GLENWOOD DR)

Political contributions by individuals in Alvarado, TX

Airports located in Alvarado:


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Amtrak station near Alvarado:

  • 11 miles: CLEBURNE (502 E. HENDERSON ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking.

Local government website: www.cityofalvarado.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alvarado:

  • Lincoln College of Technology (about 23 miles; Grand Prairie, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,018)
  • Texas Christian University (about 23 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 7,829)
  • Texas Wesleyan University (about 23 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 2,189)
  • The University of Texas at Arlington (about 24 miles; Arlington, TX; FT enrollment: 17,451)
  • Tarrant County College District (about 25 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 15,861)
  • Dallas Baptist University (about 27 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 2,798)
  • ATI Career Training Center (about 28 miles; North Richland Hills, TX; FT enrollment: 2,225)

Public high school in Alvarado:

Public elementary/middle schools in Alvarado:

See full list of schools located in Alvarado, School District: ALVARADO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Alvarado:

  • ALVARADO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $137,306; Location: 210 N BAUGH ST; 25,608 books; 1,049 audio materials; 2,987 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 10 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Alvarado Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Alvarado include: Church of Christ (A), Savinegrace Baptist Church (B), Fundamental Baptist Church (C), First Missionary Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Glenwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Soil Conservation Service Site 32 Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Alvarado: Charles Head Stadium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Johnson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.0. This is about average.
City:

31.0
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.543. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.543
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 7.21. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.21
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

29.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 26.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

26.3
U.S.:

25.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.07. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.07
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alvarado and their reported violations in the past:

BLUE WATER OAKS PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIAT (Population served: 471, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CAHILL COUNTRY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 126, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-21-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-21-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2003, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2003), St Public Notif received (FEB-01-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2003 and JUL-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2004)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-21-2002)
  • Notification, Public - In MAY-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-21-2002)
  • Notification, Public - In APR-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-21-2002)
  • 5 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alvarado that have no violations reported:

  • BETHANY WSC (Population served: 3687, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.9%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.7% for Black residents, 33.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.4% for other race residents, 15.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.8%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Alvarado, TX

77 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
98 people in nursing homes in 2000

Alvarado compared to Texas state average:

Alvarado, Texas environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Alvarado (2011 data):

  • Grandview Bank: Alvarado Branch at 100 Percifield Trail, branch established on 2008/02/04. Info updated 2007/01/10: Bank assets: $110.3 mil, Deposits: $99.2 mil, headquarters in Grandview, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Afin, Ltd.
  • First Financial Bank, National Association: Alvarado Branch at 200 East Highway 67, branch established on 1996/08/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $308.6 mil, Deposits: $278.3 mil, headquarters in Cleburne, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Bankshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Alvarado Branch at 611 North Parkway, branch established on 1969/05/05. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Alvarado, Texas:

  • Days Inn, 1185 West Hwy 67, Alvarado, TX 76009 , Phone: (817) 783-2277, Fax: (817) 783-2411
  • Super 8 Alvarado, 5445 S Interstate 35 W, Alvarado, TX 76009 , Phone: (817) 790-7378, Fax: (817) 783-7378
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 1165 Hwy 67 W, Alvarado, TX 76009 , Phone: (817) 783-8700, Fax: (817) 783-8710
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 400 Vlg Park Dr, Alvarado, TX 76009 , Phone: (817) 783-2900, Fax: (817) 783-7468
  • Holiday Inn Express And Suites, 325 Village Park, Alvarado, TX 76009 , Phone: (817) 783-7573, Fax: (817) 783-7574
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Alvarado, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Alvarado travel time to work - commute


Alvarado mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (73%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

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Religion statistics for Alvarado city (based on Johnson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.52%
Here48.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents52.2%11.9%9.4%8.4%5.3%
Congregations38.7%12.9%6.5%0.8%12.1%
NameAssemblies of God Non-Charismatic Churches Independent Charismatic Churches IndependentCumberland Presbyterian ChurchOther
Adherents3.3%1.4%1.3%1.1%5.6%
Congregations8.1%1.6%0.8%0.8%17.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Here:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Johnson County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
This county:

3.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 57
Johnson County:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Johnson County:

9.4%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.7%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.7%
Texas:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,897$46,7640$0
Other Government Administration 3$10,798$43,1920$0
Judicial and Legal 3$6,545$26,1800$0
Police Protection - Officers 12$39,759$39,7590$0
Police - Other 6$13,550$27,1000$0
Firefighters 8$21,024$31,5361$469
Streets and Highways 1$2,768$33,2160$0
Welfare 1$2,196$26,3520$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,896$34,7520$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$3,073$36,8760$0
Water Supply 6$13,840$27,6800$0
Local Libraries 2$4,528$27,1681$664
Other and Unallocable 4$9,057$27,1712$808
Totals for Government 49$133,931$32,7994$1,941

Alvarado government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $390,000 ($102.34)
    Regular Highways: $116,000 ($30.44)
    Sewerage: $106,000 ($27.81)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $617,000 ($161.90)
    Water Utilities: $473,000 ($124.11)
    Sewerage: $322,000 ($84.49)
    Fire Protection: $273,000 ($71.63)
    Financial Administration: $211,000 ($55.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $193,000 ($50.64)
    Health Services - Other: $133,000 ($34.90)
    Regular Highways: $121,000 ($31.75)
    Libraries: $67,000 ($17.58)
    Parks & Recreation: $47,000 ($12.33)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($3.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $95,000 ($24.93)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $67,000 ($17.58)
    Regular Highways: $57,000 ($14.96)
    Sewerage: $30,000 ($7.87)
    Water Utilities: $30,000 ($7.87)
    Fire Protection: $26,000 ($6.82)
    Health - Other: $10,000 ($2.62)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,042,000 ($273.42)

Alvarado government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $405,000 ($106.27)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,141,000 ($299.40)
    Interest Earnings: $116,000 ($30.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $553,000 ($145.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $274,000 ($71.90)
  • Tax - Property: $539,000 ($141.43)
    Total General Sales: $318,000 ($83.44)
    NEC: $135,000 ($35.42)

Alvarado government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,667,000 ($437.42)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $4,505,000 ($1182.10)
    Other NEC: $141,000 ($37.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,605,000 ($421.15)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $4,505,000 ($1182.10)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $203,000 ($53.27)

Alvarado government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,190,000 ($1099.45)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $288,000 ($75.57)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $270,000 ($70.85)

9.17% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,577 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.17%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($145 average AGI)
Johnson County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Tarrant County, TX  4.21% ($45,937 average AGI)
from Dallas County, TX  0.60% ($38,902)
from Ellis County, TX  0.19% ($39,101)


8.84% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,959 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.84%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($126 average AGI)
Johnson County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Tarrant County, TX  3.92% ($37,188 average AGI)
to Dallas County, TX  0.47% ($35,134)
to Hood County, TX  0.24% ($45,938)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alvarado:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNAX (1630 AM; 10 kW; FT. WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLIF (570 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KLIF LICO, INC.)
  • KTCK (1310 AM; 9 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alvarado:

  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KERA (90.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVTT (91.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KJCR (88.3 FM; KEENE, TX; Owner: SOUTHWESTERN ADVENTIST COLLEGE)
  • KNON (89.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AGAPE BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)

TV broadcast stations around Alvarado:

  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • K25FW (Channel 25; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KGSW-LP (Channel 46; KEENE, TX; Owner: SOUTHWESTERN ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY)
  • KSEX-LP (Channel 57; DALLAS, TX; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KUVN-CA (Channel 31; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Alvarado, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 42
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 72
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 8
  • Fatalities: 47
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 123
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 180
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 273
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 197
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 468
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26

See more detailed statistics of Alvarado fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here




Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$91,24015$57,1445$75,8523$34,3371$59,140
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$05$49,1463$55,8631$11,4000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$023$48,3724$69,7633$8,9932$47,280
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$69,0102$85,8000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$70,2200$00$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$102,4301$66,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 375
  • Hazardous Condition: 75
  • Service Call: 115
  • Good Intent Call: 68

Incident types - Alvarado


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alvarado, TX

Most common first names in Alvarado, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William7871.6 years
James7773.0 years
Mary6578.5 years
John5674.8 years
Robert4866.4 years
Thomas3269.8 years
Charles3164.9 years
Ruby2582.0 years
George2475.1 years
Dorothy2172.5 years
Most common last names in Alvarado, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2971.7 years
Johnson2872.3 years
Moore2573.6 years
Jones2375.7 years
Davis2073.8 years
Miller1873.7 years
Wilson1674.0 years
Thomas1673.4 years
Jackson1576.8 years
Baker1574.8 years
Businesses in Alvarado, TX
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Days Inn1Penske1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1Super 81
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
La Quinta1Waffle House1

Alvarado on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • David L. Mcadoo (10)
  • Diana Rodriguez (7)
  • George Steven Lewis (5)
  • Ward Heid (2)
  • Joshua Blake Howk (2)
  • Norm Stinson (1)
  • Bruce Schuster (1)
  • Tony F. Grattan (1)
  • Michael Macdonald (1)
  • Diana Rodriquez (1)

Total of 34 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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